Office of Research Integrity and Outreach

ORIO is responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations in research, and other covered activities before work begins. Learn more about Office of Research Integrity and Outreach.

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AAHRPP Accreditation

ORIO is applying for AAHRPP accreditation; an international, nonprofit organization that reviews and accredits an institution’s human research protections program.
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Collaborative Institutional Review Board

We have two registered Collaborative Boards for Human Subject and Biomedical Research, which are available for reviewing external protocols.

Human Research Protection Program

HRPP ensures the protection of the rights and welfare of persons participating in human subject research conducted at or affiliated with USM.

Maine Regulatory Training and Ethics Center

The Office of Research Integrity is developing a certificate course in regulatory compliance that will allow graduates to provide consultation to businesses.